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bulbul

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noun bul·bul \ˈbu̇l-ˌbu̇l\

Definition of bulbul

  1. 1 :  a songbird frequently mentioned in Persian poetry that is probably a nightingale (Erithacus megarhynchos)

  2. 2 :  any of a group of gregarious passerine birds (family Pycnonotidae) of Asia and Africa



Origin of bulbul

Persian, from Arabic


First Known Use: 1665


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